Adefisayo Akinsanya

Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications

Adefisayo Akinsanya serves as the Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications at Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC). An award-winning brand management and communications executive, Adefisayo brings over a decade and a half of experience in brand and reputation management, stakeholder engagement, and driving social impact initiatives. Her strategic approach positions organizations, brands, and businesses to amplify brand equity and drive advocacy.

Adefisayo holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Crawford University and a Master’s in Management from the University of Lagos. She has attended business workshops and training locally and abroad, including Inc. Academy Dubai and the Digital Banking Summit in Ghana. She is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria, the Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria, and the Association of Professional Women Bankers. Additionally, she is an alumna of the Lagos Business School (LBS).

In her role, Adefisayo oversees the strategic planning and execution of all marketing, branding, and communication initiatives. She is dedicated to fostering a transparent and proactive communication culture within the organization and with external stakeholders.
Prior to joining AEDC, Adefisayo was the Head of Marketing Communications at Accion Microfinance Bank, a leading national microfinance bank in Nigeria. She also worked with Fidelity Bank Plc, gaining extensive experience in brand and communications, risk management, retail banking, project management, and customer and people engagement. She is skilled in business strategy and planning, public relations, marketing, sales, partnerships, social impact, and stakeholder engagement.
Adefisayo speaks at various workshops and seminars and continually mentors young professionals through WISCAR (Women in Successful Careers), TCA (The Communications Avenue), and ACAMB. She was recognized as the Most Outstanding Marketing Professional 2022 (Microfinance) by Women in Marketing & Communications (WIMCA).
In her spare time, Adefisayo enjoys traveling, fashion, and trying new experiences and adventures.

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